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PJC's Latest Film: Beyond Debate: Rights of Homeless Students

BEYOND DEBATE: RIGHTS OF HOMELESS STUDENTS A 15 minute film produced by the Public Justice Center and Megaphone Project, “Beyond Debate: Rights of Homeless Students" is a moving story of a senior debate team student whose family is evicted and becomes homeless, how her teammate and coach found out about a homeless student's right to continued education, and her struggle to get back to her school and the final debate. The film provides point-by-point instruction to homeless families on how to keep their children in school, and will be of interest to families at risk of homelessness, and organizations providing education or social services. ORDER THE FILM ON DVD VIEW THE FILM ONLINE DOWNLOAD THE BROCHURE GIVING ADVICE AND REFERRALS FOR HOMELESS STUDENTS COME TO THE PREMIERE SHOWING AND LISTEN TO AN EXPERT PANEL: Please join the producers of the film -- the Public Justice Center and Megaphone Project -- for the Premiere Showing of “Beyond Debate: Rights of Homeless Students” at the Center Stage on September 10th. Invitees will also be treated to a panel presentation which will feature the Public Justice Center's lead attorney on homeless students' right to education, Sally Dworak-Fisher, and other experts with first hand experience with this issue. When: September 10, 2008 Time: 600p-800p Place: Center Stage, 700 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 Refreshments will be served and copies of the film and information will be available on site. SPACE WILL BE LIMITED, RSVPS ARE STRONGLY SUGGESTED TO : Mark Jason McLaurin Director of Public Policy Public Justice Center 1 N. Charles Street, Suite 200 Baltimore, MD 21202 (410) 625-9409 x 224 Voice (410) 625-9423 Fax mclaurinm@publicjustice.org

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